Outlook Earth - Biodiversity: The Great Extinction?
Biodiversity is the basis of our existence. The BMBF is funding research projects that aim to protect biodiversity while promoting its sustainabe use, both as part of the "Year of Science 2016*17 - Seas and Oceans" and beyond. The current edition of Outlook Earth presents a selection of biodiversity oriented projects.
The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place from 7 to 18 November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. The COP22 was attended by marine scientists from all over the world who discussed the impact of climate change on oceans.